Archive of: Ship Roundups

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Crew/supply boats

Crew/supply boats

“It’s quiet out there. Too quiet,” said John Wayne as he peered into the night in an old Western. That quote could be written into a present-day movie script with a shipyard owner looking out over the Gulf of Mexico.

American Ship Review 2016
Ferries/excursion

Ferries/excursion

The dream of North American ferries powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) became a reality in 2015 with the arrival and launch of the first such vessels in the St. Lawrence River — one built overseas and one produced by Quebec’s Davie Shipyard.

American Ship Review 2016
Fire/pilot/patrol

Fire/pilot/patrol

While demand for newbuilds to service the U.S. oil patch hit the pause button in 2015, security never sleeps.

American Ship Review 2016
Research/survey

Research/survey

What will climate change mean for the shipbuilding industry?

American Ship Review 2016
Megayachts

Megayachts

by Rebecca Cahilly Despite a notable increase in 60-meter-plus contracts being signed by European yacht builders, production remains slow at most U.S. yards — and nonexistent at some.

American Ship Review 2016
Crew/supply boats

Crew/supply boats

There were some issues gnawing at the buoyant Gulf Coast shipyard scene in 2014, primarily the threat of vessel overcapacity and the unrelenting search for qualified welders, fitters and professionals to man the torches and desks of the boatyards.

American Ship Review 2015
Ferries

Ferries

A long-awaited industry plum — new boats for the Staten Island Ferry — gained even more appeal last summer when a design contract was awarded to Seattle’s renowned Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG).

American Ship Review 2015
Pilots, fire, patrol

Pilots, fire, patrol

Among the noteworthy builds in the past year is Foss Maritime’s new offering for the Port of Long Beach, Calif. — a 108-foot, Robert Allan Ltd.-designed fireboat that will be one of the world’s most powerful.

American Ship Review 2015
Research/survey vessels

Research/survey vessels

Will a push for more data on the impacts of climate change lead to a surge in the construction of research vessels?

American Ship Review 2015

Crew/Supply Boats

American Ship Review 2014
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